JavaScript Gamedev

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Gamedev

Top 23 JavaScript Gamedev Projects

  • phaser

    Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.

    Project mention: Achieving Success in Online Learning: A Practical Guide | dev.to | 2024-05-25

    Phasor which uses TypeScript or JavaScript

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  • A-Frame

    :a: Web framework for building virtual reality experiences.

    Project mention: What is OpenGL, WebGL, Three.js, and WebXR? | dev.to | 2024-07-13

    Other graphic libraries: Babylon.js A-Frame

  • engine

    JavaScript game engine built on WebGL, WebGPU, WebXR and glTF

    Project mention: Gamedev.js Jam 2024 start and theme announcement! | dev.to | 2024-04-13

    10 × PlayCanvas Personal plan for 12 months

  • GDevelop

    🎮 Open-source, cross-platform 2D/3D/multiplayer game engine designed for everyone.

    Project mention: Gamedev.js Jam 2024 start and theme announcement! | dev.to | 2024-04-13

    5 × GDevelop Gold license for 12 months

  • shapez.io

    shapez is an open source base building game on Steam inspired by factorio!

    Project mention: Niagara Launcher | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-02-10

    You can pay for FOSS software. I do it to support FOSS developers and maintainers.

    software example: Krita https://store.steampowered.com/app/280680/Krita/ source code https://invent.kde.org/graphics/krita

    game example: Shapez https://store.steampowered.com/app/1318690/shapez/ https://github.com/tobspr-games/shapez.io

  • melonJS

    a fresh, modern & lightweight HTML5 game engine

    Project mention: 10 must known JS/TS open-source packages | dev.to | 2024-06-11

    melonJS Lightweight HTML5 game engine.

  • LittleJS

    LittleJS is a fast HTML5 game engine with many features and no dependencies. 🚂 Choo-Choo!

    Project mention: Web Game Engines and Libraries | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-04-23
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  • p2.js

    JavaScript 2D physics library

  • microstudio

    Free, open source game engine online

    Project mention: Not only Unity... | /r/opensourcegames | 2023-11-11
  • bitECS

    Functional, minimal, data-oriented, ultra-high performance ECS library written in JavaScript

  • reldens

    Reldens - You can make it - Open Source MMORPG Platform

  • three-js-games

    👾 The code for my Three.js game dev experiments on YouTube.

  • GDevelop-extensions

    Repository of behaviors, actions, conditions and expressions to be used in GDevelop for creating games

  • jsrl

    JavaScript/TypeScript Roguelike Template - The basics to start building your own

  • textyle

    Web tilemap editor for 2D games built using React JS, WebGL and Rust (WASM).

  • entity-system-js

    ensy - A very simple Entity System for JavaScript

  • javascript-entity-component-system

    A simple and small sized Entity Component System for HTML5 games

  • MERN-template

    A website template using the MERN stack. It is geared towards Persistent Browser Based Games (think neopets), but is flexible enough for a number of different uses.

    Project mention: So I spent 3.5 years making a game as a website... | /r/webdevs_of_liberty | 2023-11-07

    Anyway, the structure of this website uses microservices, driven by an engine I dubbed the MERN-template. It has it's own auth service, and supports both chat and a news feed. The game-specific elements are closed-source though (the idea is you fork the core repo, and build out from there).

  • wordled

    A Wordle based game made in Javascript

  • GDevelop-examples

    Repository of examples and templates for GDevelop - the open-source, no-code game engine

  • cloudwithchris.com

    Cloud With Chris is my personal blogging, podcasting and vlogging platform where I talk about all things cloud. I also invite guests to talk about their experiences with the cloud and hear about lessons learned along their journey.

  • visualjs

    Now `visual-js` can be used from npm i visual-js also MatrixEngneGUI Editor is here.

  • Balanc3d_game

    Balanc3d is a free 10 level webgl game for the mobile browser. Play it now!

    Project mention: Show HN: Level Balancing Game for the Mobile Browser | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-04-23

    It turns out it's just ThreeJS (react-three): https://github.com/nargaw/Balanc3d_game

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020).

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Index

What are some of the best open-source Gamedev projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 phaser 36,696
2 A-Frame 16,439
3 engine 9,351
4 GDevelop 7,958
5 shapez.io 6,266
6 melonJS 5,798
7 LittleJS 2,868
8 p2.js 2,626
9 microstudio 901
10 bitECS 882
11 reldens 434
12 three-js-games 237
13 GDevelop-extensions 118
14 jsrl 118
15 textyle 94
16 entity-system-js 90
17 javascript-entity-component-system 89
18 MERN-template 69
19 wordled 53
20 GDevelop-examples 50
21 cloudwithchris.com 22
22 visualjs 8
23 Balanc3d_game 8

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